Lexis+ Tip of the Week: Briefs, Pleadings and Motions

ASK YOURSELF: Where can I find resources for my brief or motion? LEXIS+ TIP: You’ve been asked to draft an appellate brief, but you don’t know where to start or what it should look like. Lucky for you, Lexis houses the largest collection of litigation related documents. This means you don’t have to start from scratch. Find a similar brief, motion, […]

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20 things you can do with Microsoft OneNote

Here are 20 things you can do with Microsoft OneNote: Take handwritten notes using a digital pen or your finger if you have a touchscreen device. Convert your handwriting to text for easy searching and readability. Create digital notebooks for different topics or projects. Use tags to categorize and organize your notes. Embed videos, audio files, and other multimedia content […]

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Lexis+ Tip of the Week: Explore Content

ASK YOURSELF: How do I search sources from a specific state or practice area? Where do I start? LEXIS+ TIP:  With ‘Explore’ on Lexis, you can cut right to the chase because your jurisdictional and practice area go-to sources are all available right in your sightline. ‘Explore’ is located right below the search box on the Lexis Research homepage and shows you […]

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What is something unique you can do with Microsoft OneNote?

One unique thing you can do with Microsoft OneNote is create interactive notes that allow you to embed videos, audio files, and other multimedia content directly into your notes. You can also create hyperlinks within your notes that allow you to navigate to other pages or even to other parts of the same page.   Another unique feature of OneNote […]

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Lexis+ Tip of the Week: Legal Issue Trail

ASK YOURSELF: How do I quickly find more cases on a specific legal issue? LEXIS+ TIP:  Find more authority quickly with a one-click case finder.  Acting as a companion to Shepard’s, Legal Issue Trail highlights very specific legal issues in your full-text case and finds additional cases that reference your selected issue – with just one click. LEARN IT [short video]:   https://youtu.be/ECZfJ8NPJac TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE:  How many […]

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Which Microsoft Office software is best for making notes?

While all of the Microsoft Office applications are capable of creating and storing notes, the best one for note-taking will depend on your specific needs and preferences. Here are a few options:   Microsoft OneNote: OneNote is a dedicated note-taking application that allows you to capture, organize, and store notes in a digital notebook format. OneNote is designed for taking […]

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Lexis+ Tip of the Week: Table of Contents

ASK YOURSELF: How do I find a relevant statute when I don’t know the citation?  How can I search a statutory code’s table of contents? LEXIS+ TIP:  Searches in statutes can be cumbersome to navigate. Save time by starting with the Table of Contents when researching a statutory issue, and find your relevant statute quickly! LEARN IT [short video]:   https://youtu.be/ncd9rVwpmOA TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE: You […]

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